Fire guts Imo deputy governor’s official residence
Some parts of the official residence of the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere’s were Friday gutted by fire.
The fire, which was suspected to have been triggered by an inferno raging in a nearby bush, eventually spread to the visitors’ waiting hall of the deputy governor’s residence and razed down the entire building.
One of the Press Crew buses stationed within the premises and other valuables estimated to worth millions of naira were all consumed by the fire.
The raging inferno would have spread to the main building but for the quick intervention of security men who were later joined by the men of Fire Service who promptly helped to bring the fire under control.
Jolted by the unfortunate incident, the Deputy Governor, Prince Madumere, called for prompt investigation into the immediate and remote causes of the incident to prevent future occurrence.
Madumere who was away on an official assignment when the incident occurred however expressed gratitude to God that no one died.